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Edna Yoshie Aimoto

June 21, 1931 ~ November 8, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Edna Aimoto Obituary

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Edna Yoshie Aimoto  was born on June 21, 1931  in Honolulu, Hawaii.  She  was the fourth  of six  children born to Yoshizo Yamamoto and Naka Sakaguchi.

Edna grew up in  Winam Avenue, Kapahulu.   She was an avid  traveler of cruises,  devoted fan of UH football and baseball games, and loved spending time with friends and family.  She was a good daughter; helped her mother and siblings with household chores while her parents were at work.  She became an excellent cook, seamstress, and  someone who was always  organized and responsible.   

Edna graduated from Kaimuki  High School in 1949.  She was in the National Honor Society, Assembly Board Chairman, Welfare Drive Chairman, Homeroom Chairman, and Vice-President of Greggites.     She attended secretary school and became a stenographer at  Matson Navigation Co.  Edna worked until retirement as a sales representative from Matson Navigation Co. (Theo Davis) .    She married Walter Aimoto on April 10, 1956 and they made lifelong memories.   They built a home in Manoa and  on February 25, 1961  their  son, Kevin was born completing their family .   They toured the world on luxury cruises  to Japan, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Russia, Australia, England, Netherlands, Alaska, Mexico, Canada, New Zealand. and the United States. 

Edna enjoyed cooking and preparing delicious meals for Walter and Kevin.  You could always find her shopping at Manoa Market place to create homemade soups, oden, stews,  and delicious baked good.   At family gatherings Edna would prepare her culinary creations  such as steamed spareribs with Dau See. 

In retirement,  Edna joined the  Moiliili Community Center, making new friends, exercising,  cooking, and  learning crafts.  She and Walter continued to be season ticket holders for  UH football and baseball games, even traveling to games away.    Edna always made it a point to remember and attend family  birthdays, graduations,  and holiday events.   From 2019 to her peaceful passing, Edna resided at Craigside Senior Living  where she was   pampered and well cared for like family.

Edna was the beloved wife of the late Walter Aimoto  and predeceased by son, Kevin.  She is  survived by brother Richard Yamamoto and sister in law June Yamamoto.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Yoshizo  and Naka Yamamoto, brother Seiji and Grace Yamamoto, brother Jimmy Yamamoto, sister Catherine and Wallace  Fujimoto, and brother Ronald and Helene Yamamoto.

Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February  3, 2024 at Mililani Downtown Mortuary (20 S. Kukui St., Honolulu, HI  96813).  Visitation begins at 10:00 am; and service to start 10:30 am.  Burial 1:00 pm at Nuuanu Memorial Park.

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February 3, 2024

10:00 AM
Mililani Downtown Mortuary (S. Kukui St, Honolulu)
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Memorial Service
February 3, 2024

10:30 AM
Mililani Downtown Mortuary (S. Kukui St, Honolulu)
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February 3, 2024

1:00 PM
Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary
2233 Nuuanu Ave
Honolulu, HI 96817
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